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A Guide to Shopping in Peru
Peru in South America is known for its rich cultural heritage and unique history. Improvements in its economy have resulted in the development of the region as a tourist destination and vacation idea. ...
A Guide to the Peru Inca Trail
The Inca Trail is one of the most fascinating treks that an avid and adventurous history lover could experience. With the mystique of Macchu Picchu beckoning in the distance, the Inca trail offers ama ...
A Guide to the Food of Peru
Peruvian cuisine is said to be a varied combination of flavors from around the world. This is largely due to heavy influences from the immigrant population that consists of Spanish, Basque, African, ...
A Guide to the Ruins of Machu Picchu
One of the most beautiful and enigmatic sights in the world, Machu Picchu is a pre-Columbian Inca site located 2,400 meters above sea level in Peru. Machu Picchu, which means "Old peak" in the Quechua ...
Visit Machu Picchu - Lost City of the Incas
Some say that no other city, monument, relic, mountain, or sight on earth will affect you quite the way Machu Picchu does as you first casually stroll around a bend high in the Andes and suddenly come ...
Cuzco City Guide - Things to See
When the Spanish arrived here, Cuzco was the largest and most important city in the western hemisphere. It's population today is 140,000... 99% of whom are Indian. It is more than 2 miles in elevation ...
The Alternative to Inca Trail
Whether for conservation or economic reasons, or both, the Inca Trail is no more the adventure it used to be. Overcrowded and strictly controlled, it pushes travellers to look for an alternative.
Choquequirao - the Real Lost City of the Inca
Hundreds of thousands come back from Peru unaware that just about 100 km or so from Machu Picchu lies another magnificent complex. Choquequirao has taken over from over-crowded Machu Picchu as the true Lost City of the Inca.
The Empire Of Incas
In 1960s the famous novels by Garcia Marques, Borges Cortacar and Vargos Llosa made the South America a very mystique and attractive destination for those who like traveling. The Indian ancient civili ...